The biggest show in T20 Cricket, ICC T20 World Cup will be held from October, 16 to November, 13, as per the 2022 T20 World Cup Schedule. The opening fixture of the tournament will see Namibia face Sri Lanka in Group A and the final at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground.
The Tournament is split into two stages; the qualification round and the Super 12 stage. We are going to cover the complete list of teams in the Qualification round, and Qualification Round’s Schedule in this blog.
Qualification Round Teams
Four teams got direct entry to the qualification round of World Cup T20 and while remaining four teams were selected through another qualification tournament conducted by International Cricket Council. The teams are divided into two groups and named; Group A and Group B.
Group A contains Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates, Namibia, and the Netherlands. While Group B contains West Indies, Zimbabwe, Scotland, and Ireland. Each team will play three games and the top two teams from each group will move to the next stage. Teams of Group A will play their entire games at Kardinia Park, Geelong. While Teams of Group B will play their entire games at Bellerive Oval, Hobart.
2022 T20 World Cup Schedule- Qualification Round
The qualification round starts with a double-header game involving Sri Lanka vs Namibia in the afternoon and will be followed by United Arab Emirates vs Netherlands in the evening on October, 16. Both the games will be played at Kardinia Park in Geelong. Two games will be on each day of the qualification round of ICC WC T20 2022.
The next day, the most successful team in ICC T20 Tournament, West Indies will face Scotland in the afternoon game, starting at 03:00 PM (Local), and then Zimbabwe take on Ireland in the second game of the day. Both games will be played at Bellerive Oval, Hobart.
The 2022 T20 World Cup Schedule is designed in such a way that each team has a day gap between games. The qualification round ends with the game between Scotland and Zimbabwe on October, 21, starting at 07:00 PM (local) at Bellerive Oval, Hobart.
|16-10-2022||A||Sri Lanka||vs||Namibia||Kardinia Park, Geelong||03:00 PM||09:30 AM|
|16-10-2022||A||UAE||vs||Netherlands||Kardinia Park, Geelong||07:00 PM||01:30 PM|
|17-10-2022||B||West Indies||vs||Scotland||Bellerive Oval, Hobart||03:00 PM||09:30 AM|
|17-10-2022||B||Zimbabwe||vs||Ireland||Bellerive Oval, Hobart||07:00 PM||01:30 PM|
|18-10-2022||A||Namibia||vs||Netherlands||Kardinia Park, Geelong||03:00 PM||09:30 AM|
|18-10-2022||A||Sri Lanka||vs||UAE||Kardinia Park, Geelong||07:00 PM||01:30 PM|
|18-10-2022||B||Scotland||vs||Ireland||Bellerive Oval, Hobart||03:00 PM||09:30 AM|
|19-10-2022||B||West Indies||vs||Zimbabwe||Bellerive Oval, Hobart||07:00 PM||01:30 PM|
|20-10-2022||A||Sri Lanka||vs||Netherlands||Kardinia Park, Geelong||03:00 PM||09:30 AM|
|20-10-2022||A||Namibia||vs||UAE||Kardinia Park, Geelong||07:00 PM||01:30 PM|
|21-10-2022||B||West Indies||vs||Ireland||Bellerive Oval, Hobart||03:00 PM||09:30 AM|
|21-10-2022||B||Scotland||vs||Zimbabwe||Bellerive Oval, Hobart||07:00 PM||01:30 PM|
The topper of Group A will join Group 1 of the Super 12 stage, while the topper of Group B will join Group 2 of Super 12s. The second qualifier of Group A will join Group 2 and the second qualifier of Group B will join Group 1.